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Stress vs. anxiety. Can you tell the difference? Take this quiz below to find out:

  1. TRUE or FALSE: Stress and anxiety are the same things.
  2. TRUE or FALSE: The causes of stress are essentially the same for everyone.
  3. TRUE or FALSE: Being easily annoyed and unusually irritable can be an emotional warning sign of too much stress.
  4. TRUE or FALSE: Losing weight can be a sign of too much stress.
  5. TRUE or FALSE: Chronic stress can contribute to depression.
  6. TRUE or FALSE: Rethinking your expectations may help you cope with stress.
  7. TRUE or FALSE: Anxiety is always a negative, harmful emotion.
  8. An anxiety disorder can be characterized by which of the following?

A) A sudden, uncontrollable attack of terror

B) An unfounded fear and dread of everyday situations

C) Repeated, unwanted thoughts that cause worry or nervousness

D) Any of the above

  1. TRUE or FALSE: Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.
  2. TRUE or FALSE: Men are twice as likely as women to have a generalized anxiety disorder.
  3. Which of the following is a treatment option for anxiety disorders?

A) Medication

B) Psychotherapy

C) Both

D) Neither

  1. What percentage of people with mental illnesses improve if they receive treatment?

A) 25%-45%

B) 50%-70%

C) 70%-90%

For answers, visit WebMD at http://www.webmd.com/balance/stress-management/rm-quiz-stress-anxiety

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